December 21, 2023

Inside an iPhone Heist

by The Journal

Thieves across the U.S. are stealing people’s iPhones, using them to loot victims’ bank accounts and personal information. After investigating for over a year, WSJ’s Joanna Stern unpacks how the crime works and how Apple is trying to prevent it.

Further Reading and Watching:

- The Hidden iPhone Setting Thieves Use to Lock People Out of Apple Accounts 

- An iPhone Thief Explains How He Steals Your Passcode and Bank Account 

- Apple Makes Security Changes to Protect Users From iPhone Thefts 

Further Listening:

- How Apple Lost to the EU 

- Apple Bets Big on ‘Nerd Helmets’ 

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